WEST GLACIER, Mont. — A 14-year-old Utah girl was killed and four family members were hurt Monday when their vehicle was struck by falling rocks at Glacier National Park, authorities said.
According to park officials, the girl was from Farr West City, KECI reported.
The rocks ranged in size between "fist-sized" and 12 inches in diameter, park officials said. Park officials estimated the debris from the rock fall would have filled the bed of a pickup truck, according to the Salt Lake Tribune.
An ambulance that responded was unable to airlift the girl because of her unstable condition, park officials told CNN. She died en route to an area hospital, according to park officials.
The two adults in the vehicle suffered significant bruising and were taken to an area hospital, the Great Falls Tribune reported. The other two children in the vehicle suffered minor injuries, the newspaper reported.
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